BARLING, Gilbert Michael

Title: 
Doctor
Known as: 
Mike
Rank: 
Captain
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Army Medical Corps
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
99317
Operations: 
Captain Barling RAMC and 2 Commando
Captain Gilbert Michael Barling M.B., R.A.M.C. was attached to No.2 Commando HQ on 2 August 1941.  In March 1942 he embarked on board motor launch ML 341 for Operation Chariot, the raid at St. Nazaire but en route transferred to ML 446. After the raid he was evacuated back to the UK treating some of the wounded.
 
Sources
No.2 Cdo. War Diary August 1941.
London Gazette 34977, page 6178.
Obituaries in Commando Association newsletter 69 issued Sept. 1979.
Storming St. Nazaire, author James Dorrian.
St Nazaire Society website.
 

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